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Identifying and Definitional Attributes
Identifier
QH 020101
Version
1
Metadata Item Type
Information Asset
Metadata Set Type
Data Collection
Approval Status
Current
01-Feb-2001 
Superseded
12-Jun-2019 
Approval Type
Documented
Approving Authority
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Effective From
01-Feb-2001
Effective To
30-Jun-2019
Description
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Short Name
NOCS Data Collection
Strategic Alignment Attributes
Actual or potential statewide coverage
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Absence would cause significant impact on QH business
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Supports enterprise-wide decision making
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Supports enterprise-wide reporting requirements
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Supports the strategic directions of QH
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Strategic Asset Indicator
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Collection and Usage Attributes
Guide for Use
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Purpose
Information used to inform public health by alerting authorities to individual cases that need to be managed, detect clusters of cases that may identify public health risk, population health data which provides information on patterns of disease.
Scope
Queensland wide.  All notifiable conditions reported to Queensland Health.
Coverage
QLD
Content
Demographics, notification reports for clinically diagnosed and provisionally diagnosed notifiable conditions, clinical results and laboratory test results. The notifiable conditions are: Acute Rheumatic Fever (ARF) Legionella pneumophila Acquired immunodeficiency syndrome (AIDS) Acute flaccid paralysis Acute viral hepatitis Adverse event following immunisation Australian bat lyssavirus - potential exposure (ie. bat bite, scratch or mucous membrane exposure) Avian influenza Ciguatera poisoning Creutzfeldt-Jakob disease Dengue Diphtheria Food or water-borne illness in 2 or more cases Food or water-borne illness in food handler Haemolytic uraemic syndrome Haemophilus influenzae type b disease (invasive) Measles Meningococcal disease (invasive) Severe acute respiratory syndrome (SARS) Smallpox Tetanus Tuberculosis Viral haemorrhagic fevers (Crimean-Congo, Ebola, Lassa fever and Marburg viruses)
Sites Implemented
Corporate Office, Public Health Units.
Published Outputs
Monthly summaries at state wide level.
Frequency of Updates
Continuous.
Information Security Classification
PROTECTED
Accessibility
Corporate Office, Public Health Units.
Access Constraints
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Use Constraints
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Methodology
Data collected on standard forms from clinicians, pathology laboratories and hospitals.

Tuberculosis notifications are received by standard form or by electronic capture from TARDIS.

Electronic capture of data from some pathology laboratories.
Statistical Unit
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Reporting Requirements
Commonwealth requirement for reporting of notifiable conditions; NoCS sends notifications to NNDSS daily.
Frequency of Reporting Requirements
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Comments
NoCS also records the Lead Exposure (Notifiable) Notifications.
Supersedes the Notifiable Diseases System (NODS).
Relational Attributes
Related Metadata References
Has been superseded by Notifiable Conditions System (NOCS) Data Collection QH 020101 Version 2
Implementation in
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Included Data Elements and Performance Indicators
Data Quality Declaration
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Source and Reference Attributes
Source Systems
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Source Organisation
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Source Document
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Keywords

Notifiable condition; Surveillance